A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD, KINGWOOD AND SYCAMORE PARQUETRY COMMODE
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD, KINGWOOD AND SYCAMORE PARQUETRY COMMODE
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD, KINGWOOD AND SYCAMORE PARQUETRY COMMODE
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Prospective purchasers are advised that several co… Read more PROPERTY OF HEIRS OF FRANZ KOENIGS (LOTS 64-67)
A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD, KINGWOOD AND SYCAMORE PARQUETRY COMMODE

BY JEAN-BAPTISTE FROMAGEAU, CIRCA 1760

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A LOUIS XV ORMOLU-MOUNTED AND BRASS-INLAID ROSEWOOD, KINGWOOD AND SYCAMORE PARQUETRY COMMODE
BY JEAN-BAPTISTE FROMAGEAU, CIRCA 1760
The moulded serpentine Rouge Royal marble top above two gemoetrically-inlaid sans-travers drawers with foliate-cast handles and pierced scrolled apron mount, with conformingly decorated sides, the double C-scroll chute mounts cast with a central flower-spray, on cabriole legs with pierced foliate sabots, twice stamped 'I.B. FROMAGEAU' and 'JME' thrice
33 in. (84 cm.) high; 22 ¾ in. (58 cm.) deep; 44 ½ in. (113 cm.)
Provenance
Koenigs, Haarlem, by descent in the family to the present owners.
Special Notice

Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Specified lots are being stored at Crozier Park Royal (details below) or will be removed from Christie’s, 8 King Street, London, SW1Y 6QT by 5.00pm on the day of the sale. Christie’s will inform you if the lot has been sent offsite. If the lot has been transferred to Crozier Park Royal, it will be available for collection from 12.00pm on the second business day following the sale. Please call Christie’s Client Service 24 hours in advance to book a collection time at Crozier Park Royal. All collections from Crozier Park Royal will be by pre-booked appointment only. Tel: +44 (0)20 7839 9060 Email: cscollectionsuk@christies.com. If the lot remains at Christie’s, 8 King Street, it will be available for collection on any working day (not weekends) from 9.00am to 5.00pm

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Jean-Baptiste Fromageau, maître in 1755.

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